Books about OCD

Originally published at: Books about OCD | Helping you understand and manage your OCD

Best OCD Books to Help You Understand and Manage Your Disorder If you live with OCD, it can be challenging to understand what you feel and why. That’s the reason why books about OCD can be helpful. These books offer insight into the disorder and strategies for managing it. This blog post will discuss some…

I was looking for a good book about OCD primarily because my boy was newly diagnosed with the condition. “Helping Your Child with OCD” seems like a valuable read for the situation.

I like the suggestions. I also want to add an excellent book that I read recently. It is called “The Social Anxiety Workbook for Work, Public & Social Life” by David Shanley, and it helps OCD sufferers deal with social anxiety in all life areas.

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Sounds like an exciting read. What is the best self-help book about OCD that you have read so far?

This is almost impossible to answer. I liked the one I posted above because it can be tremendously helpful if you follow the practices given for each situation. Read it first, and then I will provide you with other suggestions.

What about writing books? I find writing novels extremely relaxing and fulfilling. I recently wrote my first ebook also. Somehow creating makes me feel better than consuming (reading) something. Or maybe it’s just me.

Congratulations on your first ebook. This is a solid achievement. Whether writing books might be helpful for anxiety probably depends on whether you have a passion for it. We discussed how creating art and doing your favorite hobbies are beneficial for dealing with OCD in previous topics.

I will try to find that book. However, what is the best way to implement strategies from reading? Most people just read and do not do much if anything afterward to change their lives. What makes you act on the methods you read about?

That’s a good question, and it all depends on your motivation to solve your problem. If there are specific techniques that you need to implement in your life, you follow them routinely. No need to complicate things. Simply follow what’s written.

I don’t have good experience following guidelines and steps for achieving a particular goal. I always stop somewhere during the process due to multiple reasons like lack of motivation, uncertainty, laziness … I am motivated to start and finish something this season, though.

I understand now. Then people should find what makes them happy and do it more often. I always feel great when I write. I also have so much enthusiasm for writing more books in the future.

Then you should probably do it more often. You can even turn your hobby into a side hustle. There are so many people who sell ebooks on different platforms.